Welcome to #FitReaders2021!! Felicia the Geeky Blogger and I are super excited to be co-hosting this fitness-oriented group for another year! If you have any questions about #FitReaders, you can leave them in the comment section or email me at twimom227(at)gmail(dot)com.
Most of our support is done via our Facebook Group. I will post my weekly check-in posts on Fridays, as it helps me be accountable. You are welcome to do your own check-in posts, check in below, in the comments, or check in with the Facebook group – whatever works for you!
#FitReaders information page
I check in here every Friday, but my fitness week is Monday – Sunday. So my check-ins are always about a week behind.
Last Week (November 8 – November 14, 2021):
I made a huge effort to eat less last week and it shows. I cut back – half a bagel instead of a whole; half a sandwich instead of a whole; less snacking; no alcohol. Also, I was a bit under the weather Thursday – Saturday last week, and didn’t feel like eating much. I didn’t exercise as much, too. I’m working on keeping the “less eating” habits with me going into the holiday week.
Weight: I was down 3 pounds due to the cutback in calories. I know if I overeat just one day, a couple pounds will come back, so I’m working hard to eat less in general.
Goals: Way less exercise last week and NO YOGA… I was sluggish and not feeling great. But I did eat a lot less – first time in MONTHS I’ve met my caloric goal. Just goes to show how much of my weight gain is due to calories I consume.
Don’t forget to join the Facebook Group and check in with us there!
My Goals for 2021:
My overall goals for 2021 are:
- To lose approximately 10 pounds (from my Jan 1 start weight) and get back to my goal weight. I will do with through healthy eating and exercise. I don’t have to be perfect, but I do need to make a true effort.
- To get back into yoga or start some sort of strength training. I miss yoga, but found I wasn’t doing it at home, alone, since COVID shut down the studio I went to. I need to change things up.
- To remain an active member of FitReaders and support my fellow members. I will do this by actively participating in the FitReader Facebook Group and continuing to share my journey with my weekly check-in on the blog.
Goals for November:
- Use my in-home yoga and/or stretching program two days per week. – 0/2
- Close all three “rings” in Apple Watch, 5 days per week. – 3/5
- Move with purpose (exercise) at least 30 minutes, 5 days per week. -5/5
- Be under my DAILY caloric intake maximum on at least 2 days. – 6/2
- Be no more than 1,250 calories over my total calorie consumption goal each week. – yes (-2,163)
- Limit alcohol intake to 2 days per week (for a total of 4 servings per week). – 0(0)
- Drink 64 oz of non-caffeinated water/beverages, 7 days per week. – 7/7